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Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature

Author: Gene Andrew Jarrett
Publisher: New York University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A political history of African American literature

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Andrew Jarrett
OCLC Number: 939736758
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction: Toward a New Political History of African American Literature 1 The Politics of Early African American Literature 2 The Intellectual Culture of Racial Politics after Slavery 3 New Negro Politics from Reconstruction to the Harlem Renaissance 4 The Geopolitics of African American Autobiography between the World Wars 5 Copyright Law, Free Speech, and the Transformative Value of African American Literature 6 The Political Audacity of Barack Obama's Literature Epilogue: The Politics of African American Literature after Obama Notes Index About the Author

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